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Arlene Foster's DUP leadership could scupper powersharing talks, Sinn Fein warns


In a statement to reporters outside afterwards, Mr Adams said: "We told her very directly that she was in breach of the Good Friday Agreement, and we itemised those matters in which she was in default in relation to that agreement". SDLP leader Colum Eastwood described the Downing Street meeting as "very positive" but said it would require a lot more to convince his party that "the DUP tail is not wagging the Tory dog". Read More »

WaPo: Special Counsel Looking At Jared Kushner's Business Activities

Attorney Jamie Gorelick , Kushner's lawyer, asserted that they would cooperate with the Mueller probe. "This pick really shows that Mueller recognises that Russian organised crime and sophisticated financial transactions involving them are going to be right at the centre and Page is definitely a leading expert there", said Scott Horton, a U.S. Read More »

Heatwave set to continue after hottest day of year

However, forecasters from the Met Office believe that although temperatures will remain high into the coming week, cloud and possible showers could be around the corner. Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkill said: "Vulnerable people are more likely to suffer from certain conditions and ailments, so they should be aware, the services, that they may get increased admissions or they may need to take precautionary measures to ensure patients are managing". Read More »

Saudi Arabia captures 3 Iranian Revolutionary Guards from boat


Saudi Arabia did not say who it suspected in the disrupted attack. The incident happened at about 8:30 pm on Friday when three small boats entered Saudi territorial waters and "headed at speed towards platforms of (the) Saudi oil field of Marjan", a government statement said according to the Saudi Press Agency ( SPA ). Read More »

Saudi Arabia says it detained three Iranian Revolutionary Guards


The statement, however, did not say who was behind the attack. "The three captured members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard are now being questioned by Saudi authorities", it said, citing a Saudi official. It said the boat was one of two Iranian boats fishing in the Gulf that had been pushed off course by waves. Aghababaie said "even if the boats had entered Saudi waters, the coastguard were not authorised to open fire". Read More »

London police investigating incident of collision with pedestrians


One man has died in the United Kingdom after a van hit 11 worshippers leaving a Muslim welfare centre in London . The driver, who is said to be 48 years old, was apprehended by bystanders and was later handed over to police . The van later swerved across the sidewalk and crashed. "This is being treated as a terrorist attack". Abdulrahman claimed the driver said "Kill me", as he was being held on the ground. Read More »

One dead after van plows into crowd leaving London mosque

Prime Minister Theresa May , who was criticised for her reaction to London's Grenfell Tower fire disaster last week, responded quickly, saying police were treating it as "a potential terrorist attack ". "There was a lot of people". "We stopped the guy and we put him on the floor and people managed to call police", Hashi said, showing CNN his bruises. Read More »

At least 62 killed, 54 injured in Portugal forest fires


Media in Portugal said the fire is no closer to being contained despite about 600 firefighters working to put them out. The public broadcaster RTP reported that among the injured people there were 4 firefighters and 1 minor. But Paulo Fernandes, a forest researcher at Portugal's Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro University, notes that around 90 percent of landowners have smallholdings, making it hard for authorities to oversee them all. Read More »

Trump Offers Up Tillerson to Mediate Solution to Qatar Crisis


HH King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed relations between the two countries via a phone call this week. "Qatar has to redress its path and has to go back to all previous commitments, it has to stop media campaigns and has to distance itself from our number one enemy Iran". Read More »

Van rams worshippers leaving London mosque, injuring 10

Witnesses said that an imam from the mosque protected the driver of the van from angry members of the public until the police could arrive. Basu thanked those who detained the driver, adding: "Their restraint in the circumstances was commendable". Read More »

Finsbury Park terror attack: Theresa May condemns 'sickening' assault on Muslims


One man was pronounced dead at the scene and eight people were taken to hospitals, authorities said. Mr Ali described the horrifying scene unfolding outside the Islamic centre in north London early on Monday morning. Vowing "zero tolerance" for hate crimes, Khan declared "we will not allow these terrorists to succeed. we will stay a strong city". - Muslim Council of Britain releases a statement calling it a "terror attack". Read More »

Varadkar to argue for special deal on North


And she will have to deal with the fallout of the van attack near the Finsbury Park mosque , which she said is being treated "as a potential terrorist attack". You can imagine who would do it. "The question is not whether we are leaving the customs union, the question is what do we put in its place in order to deliver the objectives which the prime minister set out", he told the BBC's Andrew Marr show . Read More »

London van incident 'potential terrorist attack'

London police closed the area to normal traffic. A local imam , Mohammed Mahmoud, organized some "brothers" and shielded the man until police could take him away. I think at least eight or 10 people got injured. Scotland Yard announced that the suspect has been arrested. Someone in the crowd yelled to others not to harm the man while he was taken into custody. Read More »

Dead, 8 Injured After Van Hits Pedestrians Outside London Mosque

An eyewitness, Abdul Rahman, recounts the attack: "When the guy came out from his van he wanted to escape, run away and he was saying 'I want to kill Muslims". One man was pronounced dead at the scene and eight others were injured. "We have worked very hard over decades to build a peaceful and tolerant community here in Finsbury Park and we totally condemn any act of hate that tries to drive our wonderful community apart", the statement read. Read More »

Police investigate London mosque attack

The man suspected of being the driver was detained at the scene by members of the public. He complained that the "mainstream media" was unwilling to call the attack a terrorist incident for many hours. "We have a places of worship fund which we announced last summer, which is there to protect places of worship like mosques". People could be heard shouting and screaming amid the chaos and bloodstains were visible on the pavement. Read More »

Trump confirms on Twitter that he is being investigated for firi

Allegations Kushner's finances are being studied as part of the investigation come after it was reported last month the team behind the probe were examining meetings he had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and a Russian banking executive late a year ago during the presidential transition. Read More »

Queen's Speech Delayed To Wednesday Amid UK Political Uncertainty

Doubling the usual allotted time of a single parliamentary session will give lawmakers "enough time to fully consider the laws required to make Britain ready for Brexit ", a government statement said late Saturday. Sinn Fein have warned that any deal with the DUP could wreck the Northern Ireland peace process. Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams said he "told Theresa May directly that she is in breach of the Good Friday Agreement" by undermining the United Kingdom government's role as ... Read More »

Two arrested in Ghost Ship fire investigation


Photos of the interior taken before the fire showed a hodgepodge Bohemian scene of Tibetan prayer flags, Christmas lights and scores of wooden statues of Buddha, the virgin Mary, Jesus Christ, elephants and dragons that sat atop pianos and turntables. Read More »

SuperSport Defender Nets Own Goal As Russia See Off New Zealand


Six champions of the Federation Internationale de Football Association confederations from around the globe, along with the previous World Cup champions and the upcoming hosts. Petersburg Arena into the setting for a spectacular and bright show, with more than 2,000 actors involved in the performance. "For Russia this is a great holiday, we have been preparing for it over the past several years". Read More »